Snow Patrol
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1994
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Snow Patrol

Snow Patrol Biography (Wikipedia)

Snow Patrol are a Northern Irish-Scottish rock band formed in 1993, consisting of Gary Lightbody (vocals, guitar), Nathan Connolly (guitar, backing vocals), Paul Wilson (bass guitar, backing vocals), Jonny Quinn (drums), and Johnny McDaid (piano, guitar, backing vocals). Initially an indie rock band, the group rose to prominence in the 2000s as part of the post-Britpop movement.

The group was founded at the University of Dundee in 1993 by Lightbody, Michael Morrison, and Mark McClelland as Shrug. After briefly using the name Polar Bear and losing Morrison as a member, the band became Snow Patrol in 1997 and added Quinn to its line-up. Their first three records, the EP Starfighter Pilot (1997), and the studio albums Songs for Polarbears (1998) and When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear Up (2001), were commercially unsuccessful and were released by the independent labels Electric Honey and Jeepster. The band signed on to the major record label Polydor Records in 2002.

Connolly joined Snow Patrol in 2002, and after their major label debut, Final Straw, the following year, the group rose to national fame. The album was certified 5× platinum in the UK and eventually sold over 3 million copies worldwide. Their next studio album, Eyes Open (2006), and its hit single, "Chasing Cars", propelled the band to greater international fame. The album topped the UK Albums Chart and was the best-selling British album of the year, selling over 6 million copies worldwide. In 2008, the band released their fifth studio album, A Hundred Million Suns; then, in 2009, they released their first compilation album, Up to Now; and, in 2011, released their sixth studio album, Fallen Empires.

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Snow Patrol Audio & Video


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You're All I Have
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You're All I Have
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This Isn't Everything You Are
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This Isn't Everything You Are
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Called Out In The Dark
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Called Out In The Dark
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Open Your Eyes
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Open Your Eyes
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How To Be Dead
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How To Be Dead
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Jo Whiley
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Past BBC Events

Sons and Daughters City of Culture 2013
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Derry-Londonderry
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Jan
2013
Sons and Daughters City of Culture 2013

Sons and Daughters City of Culture 2013

Derry-Londonderry
2012 T in the Park
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Balado, Kinross-Shire
2012-07-06T18:13:49
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6
Jul
2012
2012 T in the Park

2012 T in the Park

17:00
Balado, Kinross-Shire
Snow Patrol Live Lounge
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/efq2fx
BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2011-11-14T18:13:49
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14
Nov
2011
Snow Patrol Live Lounge

Snow Patrol Live Lounge

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Snow Patrol Zane Lowe Sessions
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2011-09-07T18:13:49
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Sep
2011
Snow Patrol Zane Lowe Sessions

Snow Patrol Zane Lowe Sessions

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Snow Patrol Live Lounge
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2009-10-30T18:13:49
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30
Oct
2009
Snow Patrol Live Lounge

Snow Patrol Live Lounge

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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